Nintendo has finally announced Cooking Navi for North America and renamed it Personal Trainer: Cooking (PT:C). PT:C is being released on November 24th here and is set to be a robust cooking "assistant" of sorts.
Personal Trainer: Cooking is a training title that brings gourmet cooking from around the
globe to your Nintendo DS. It features a DS Chef, your own private cooking instructor
who talks you through 245+ recipes from more than 30 countries worldwide. It's a
combination of interactive cookbook and live cooking demonstration that'll have you
cooking like a pro, even if you've never lifted a ladle before.
• You and the Chef will collaborate on a wide variety of recipes, with videos of
techniques, explanations of ingredients and expert advice. With its innovative
interface and the interactivity that only the DS can provide, it's a perfect learning
tool for the budding chef.
• As you browse recipes, just tap a box to mark ingredients you need to buy. The
DS will automatically store them in your in-game shopping list. Later you can
take your DS to the store and check off the ingredients as you put them in your
• Search for recipes by ingredients, calorie count, cooking time, difficulty and
• Hands covered in batter? Keep your DS clean using voice commands to continue
to the next page, repeat a step, go back and more. -- Nintendo's Press Site